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Esbjörn Svensson Trio live

July 16, 2019 • music

Esbjörn Svensson Trio, live.  Seven Days Of Falling/Elevation of Love Wackerhalle, Internationale Jazzwoche, in Burghausen, Germany. May 2, 2004

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2019 Reading List


A list of 2019’s reading: Fiction Oscar Wilde. “The Canterville Ghost“ W. B. Yeats.  Rosa Alchemica Ottessa Moshfegh.  Homesick for Another World: Stories   Hideo Yokoyama.  Six Four (Prefecture D #4) Elise Blackwell.  The Lower Quarter Max Wirestone.  The Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia Moss (Dahlia Moss Mysteries #1) Markus Zusak.  The Book Thief Lauren Oliver.  Rooms Max Wirestone.  The Astonishing Mistakes of… Read More ›

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2019 Watch List


Movies Häxan (1922) Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017) The Sixth Sense (1999) Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Breaking2 (National Geographic Documentary Special, 2017) Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) The Dead Don’t Die (2019) The Witch (2015) Tully (2018)   TV Game… Read More ›

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Where does recycling waste end up?


New York Times China Limits Waste. ‘Cardboard Grannies’ and Texas Recyclers Scramble November 25, 2017 WikiTribune Started 01 Mar 2018 China refuses ‘foreign garbage,’ leaving waste mountains in West Wall Street Journal April 12, 2018 Amid Trade Feud, Recycling Is in Danger of Landing on Trash Pile: China’s planned tariffs on scrap aluminum, tougher quality… Read More ›

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Poetry Set to Music: “The Hypno-Domme Speaks, and Speaks and Speaks,” by Patricia Lockwood


The text: The Hypno-Domme Speaks, and Speaks and Speaks, by Patricia Lockwood [Source: Poetry (December 2013)] Music for mezzo-soprano and computer: Jennifer Beattie, mezzo-soprano; Jason Charney, music/recording; Poem by Patricia Lockwood

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It’s not a faze mom


I’m hoping everyone will be properly impressed by how deeply AL has been engaging with the Wall Street Journal lately. Her shirt seems to read, “It’s not a faze mom.”


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